Long Meadow [Longmeadow], Massachusetts
Hampden county. This is a beautiful town with a fine soil on the E. side of Connecticut river, 97 miles S.W. by W. from Boston, 5 S. from Springfield, and 22 N. from Hartford, Ct. Incorporated, 1783. Population, 1837, 1,251. There are several tanneries in the town, and some other manufactures, but the inhabitants are generally engaged in cultivating the soil. The Indian name of this place was Massacsick.